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Rig Rundown: As Cities Burn's Cody Bonnette

Rig Rundown: As Cities Burn's Cody Bonnette

September 18, 2019
The founding guitarist presents how single-coils through a true stereo setup peppered with some extreme effects forge a wide-ranging, Jekyll-and-Hyde approach to tone.
First Look: Peavey Invective MH

First Look: Peavey Invective MH

September 16, 2019
Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor’s shrunken signature amp dishes 20 brutally loud watts—plus a boatload of flexible sound-shaping and recording options.
Rig Rundown: Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

Rig Rundown: Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

September 11, 2019
The 20-year-old blues phenom shares his straight-ahead approach to fiery blues-rock tones.
Aclam Dr. Robert Review

Aclam Dr. Robert Review

September 11, 2019
Turn off your mind, relax, and float the treble stream!
MXR Carbon Copy Mini Review

MXR Carbon Copy Mini Review

September 10, 2019
MXR cuts the Carbon Copy down to size—and it’s every bit as excellent as the original.
First Look: Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII

First Look: Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII

September 9, 2019
Thousands of tone-shaping options and thumping power make the Spider's latest evolution a screaming deal.
Riff Rundown: As Cities Burn's "Contact"

Riff Rundown: As Cities Burn's "Contact"

September 8, 2019
Cody Bonnette recreates the dreamy guitar bed from the post-hardcore outfit's 2007 Come Now Sleep single.
Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay Review

Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay Review

September 7, 2019
A revamped classic filter with modern versatility.
Rig Rundown: Baroness [2019]

Rig Rundown: Baroness [2019]

September 4, 2019
Frontman John Baizley and former Cirque du Soleil shredder Gina Gleason explain the atmospheric metal outfit’s switch to single-coils—and how a fuzz pedal first brought them together.
Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster Review

Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster Review

September 3, 2019
Pagey’s Yardbirds- and Led Zeppelin-era axe is a fountain of endless inspiration.
Mad Professor Double Moon Review

Mad Professor Double Moon Review

August 31, 2019
Eleven modulation modes in a small, simple, great-sounding package.
Live at Grimey's: Knocked Loose

Live at Grimey's: Knocked Loose

August 29, 2019
Ever seen moshing and head walking at a record store? Watch the hardcore boys from Kentucky unleash hell on the famed Music City shop with vicious jams from their brand-new album, A Different Shade of Blue.
EarthQuaker Devices Plumes Review

EarthQuaker Devices Plumes Review

August 29, 2019
The company takes the TS beyond simple screaming.
Rig Rundown: Covet's Yvette Young

Rig Rundown: Covet's Yvette Young

August 28, 2019
The "adventure rock" outfit's frontwoman demos both her classical-piano-inspired fretboard approach and her favorite modulation pedals.
Gibson Factory Tour [2019]

Gibson Factory Tour [2019]

August 27, 2019
Go behind the scenes and see new Les Pauls, SGs, Explorers, and more at the famed guitar outfit’s newly consolidated Nashville facility.
First Look: 3rd Power Clean Sink

First Look: 3rd Power Clean Sink

August 26, 2019
Dylana Nova’s latest doesn’t just offer AC- and blackface-style tones—you can also custom-blend aspects of both iconic amp flavors!
Wizard of Odd: Mid-’60s Astrotone

Wizard of Odd: Mid-’60s Astrotone

August 23, 2019
Blasting off with a difficult-to-find, but very cool MIJ guitar from the violin world.
Live at Grimey's: Holy Mountain Top Removers

Live at Grimey's: Holy Mountain Top Removers

August 22, 2019
Blues-bastardized avant-surf with Les Paul-tortured reverb, undulating electric piano, and wailing trombone? Yes, please!
Emma Electronic Navigator Review

Emma Electronic Navigator Review

August 22, 2019
A double delay opens up oodles of texture possibilities.
Rig Rundown: Third Eye Blind [2019]

Rig Rundown: Third Eye Blind [2019]

August 21, 2019
Irishman Kryz Reid details additions to his Star Wars family of guitars and why he went from vintage to digital, while Stephan Jenkins’ tech explains why price tags don't matter.